Acanthophorous \Ac`an*thoph"o*rous\, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? spine + fe`rein to bear.] Spine-bearing. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

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  • acanthophorous — acanthophorous, a. Bot. (ækænˈθɒfərəs) [f. Gr. ἀκανθοϕόρ ος bearing thorns, prickly + ous.] ‘Spine bearing.’ Gray Bot. Text bk …   Useful english dictionary

  • acanthophorous — adjective Spine bearing. Gray …   Wiktionary

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